Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome is a real-time strategy game developed by Ensemble Studios and released by Microsoft on October 31, 1998. It is an official expansion pack of the Age of Empires, the first Age of Empires game to be released. Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome includes four new campaigns and civilizations inspired by Ancient Rome as well as new technologies and units. The Rise of Rome, at the time of its release, became the most profitable game ever published by Microsoft selling over a million copies.
New additions to the game
The Rise of Rome includes four unreleased campaigns, retracing the history of the Roman Empire from its foundation to its fall. The player is led to relive the conquest of Gaul in England, the clashes between Caesar and Pompey, the wars between Augustus and Marc-Antony, and the Carthaginian wars/invasion of the Huns. Four new civilizations inspired by Ancient Rome also make their first appearance: the Roman Empire, the Kingdom of Macedonia and the cities of Carthage and Palmyra. It also introduces new technologies, buildings and units such as war elephants and camels.
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